Worth reading: Poisoned places, hospital infections, and fighting poverty

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A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:

The Latest in the NPR-WAMU series Poisoned Places: Elizabeth Shogren and Robert Bennicasa on “Baton Rouge’s Corroded, Overpolluting Neighbor: ExxonMobil“and Richard Harris on “Breathing Easier: How Houston is Working to Clean up its Air.”

Maryn McKenna at Superbug: To Prevent MRSA In Hospitals, Don’t Prevent Only MRSA

Matthew Yglesias at Slate: The Best and Simplest Way to Fight Global Poverty

Eric Jankiewicz and Sara Sugar of Brooklyn Bureau: Bushwick’s Struggles With Asthma: What’s Poverty’s Role?

Tracy Weber, Charles Ornstein, and Jennifer LaFleur of ProPublica: Medicare Drug Program Fails to Monitor Prescribers, Putting Seniors and Disabled at Risk

About the Author:

Liz Borkowski
Liz Borkowski, MPH is the managing editor of the journal Women's Health Issues and a researcher at the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Her blog posts are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of her employer.

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